Swansea City Ladies AFC entered the Women’s Champions League qualification round with games in Slovenia for the first time after victory in the inaugural Welsh Premier Women's Football League last season.
We are working with Womens teams including Swansea City Ladies AFC to further highlight the message and support from players and clubs across Wales to promote role models to young people in society and eradicate racism from sport and society
Jason Webber Campaign Worker (Wales)
Players warmed up in SRtRC T-shirts and held up the red card’s supporting the message of NO to racism in sport and society.
The route that took Swansea into Europe, the national league, is the latest step in the sport's development in Wales, with the national team having upset the Czech Republic and Belgium in their 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup campaign and the junior sides also having achieved good results. Swansea have had several Welsh youth internationals and in February Alicia Powe won the club's first senior cap. Manager Owen believes the new league and the carrot of European qualification can persuade the best players to remain with
Swansea finished the group in third winning their last game 2-1 against Baia Zugdidi
Swansea City Ladies AFC will continue to support SRtRC in our Fortnight of Action in October 2010.